FAQ

To rent

Check the offer page on this website for available properties. If interested, please contact the real estate agent.

About the apartments

Many apartments have indoor storage areas. Check the description and/or floor plan of the available apartment(s).

Space is reserved in the basement for a covered bicycle storage shed, this is included in the rent. There are a limited number of spaces available for scooters.

There is a public parking garage under AMST. You can reserve a parking space here with an operator to be named. As soon as this is known, we will communicate this.

AMST is connected to district heating. This means that all apartments have comfortable floor heating.

In addition to the monthly rent, you will pay an advance service charge of an expected € 80.00 per month for the apartments. The service costs consist of deductible service costs, non-deductible service costs. The deductible service costs are variable costs such as security, cleaning, green areas and energy and water for public areas. You will receive a statement of these costs every year.

No, this is strictly prohibited. Keep in mind that this can lead to immediate termination of your contract and a heavy fine, as described in the terms and conditions.

Pets are allowed in AMST, provided they do not cause a disturbance. For more information, please contact FRIS or download the house rules.

It is not allowed to modify things. It is also strictly forbidden to hang anything on the sprinkler system or to modify the sprinkler heads and smoke detectors. If in doubt contact FRIS Vastgoed Management or download the house rules.

AMST has a wide variety of apartments. There are even apartments available that are specially designed for families. There is also a shared courtyard garden suitable for children.

A limited number of apartments have a private outdoor space. Usually this is a so-called loggia where shutters/windows give you access to the outdoors. The remaining apartments can use the spacious communal outdoor areas.

Conditions

Free segment apartments

Below you will find the most important eligibility criteria for an apartment in AMST:

  • Your gross monthly income (excluding vacation pay, bonus etc.) should be at least 3x the base rent. For two-earners the combined gross monthly income (excluding vacation pay, bonus etc.) is at least 3x the base rent.
    • The same income requirements apply to pensioners, with the annual statement serving as proof
    •          The employment contract must be older than 3 months
  • For applicants who are self-employed entrepreneurs you should be registered at the Chamber of Commerce for at least 1 year. In addition, a recent profit/loss account from at least one full financial year must be shown
  • You may not be in arrears with a previous landlord or mortgage provider. On this basis the allocation may be refused
  • Copy of ID and residence permit if applicable
  • Basic Registration of Persons (BRP) with address history, not older than 3 months
  • Basic Registration of Persons (BRP) with family composition, not older than 3 months, if applicable
  • Recent income statement from the tax authorities
  • Statement of residence or mortgage provider, if applicable

Income from salaried employment can be demonstrated by:

  • Recent employer’s statement, no older than 3 months
  • 3 recent pay slips
  • 3 recent bank statements with salary deposit
  • UWV insurance notice with employment and wage information https://www.uwv.nl/particulieren/mijnuwv/uw-arbeidsverleden-en-loongegevens-bekijken-en-opvragen/detail/mijn-verzekeringsbericht-downloaden

In case of self-employment:

  • Balance sheet, profit and loss account of the two most recent financial years (e.g. annual accounts prepared by accountant)
  • final corporate income tax return for the two most recent years
  • Chamber of Commerce extract

In case of benefit or pension:

  • Award of UWV or pension
  • 1 recent specification of benefit or pension
  • recent bank statement showing payment of benefit or pension
  • recent annual statement

Additional documents:

  • Copy of ID card
  • Personal Records Database (BRP) maximum 3 months old
  • Employer’s statement
  • Landlord statement or mortgage lender statement

Note: For expats, other documents are requested during the registration process.

If forged documents are submitted, FRIS Vastgoedmanagement will report this to the police on account of forgery (art. 225 of the Criminal Code) and you will also be excluded from renting a property.

It is possible to rent alone or with a co-occupant. During the rental period, it is possible to add, remove or change the co-inhabitant. In that case a new contract will have to be signed. This does have consequences for the income requirements which are set at a minimum gross monthly income (excluding vacation pay, bonus etc.) of 4x the basic rent.

Your initial contract is for at least 1 year, after which time the lease will be converted to an indefinite period and you can terminate the rent per month with a notice period of at least 1 calendar month.

Before the lease can be finalized, a deposit must be paid. This amount will be refunded at the end of the contract, subject to partial or full deduction as described in the General Terms and Conditions which you will receive with the draft rental agreement. The amount of the deposit is 2 times the monthly rent.

Once your digital signature is completed, we will contact you to agree on the moving date. Usually you can move in the first week of your rental period. Of course the first month’s rent will be calculated based on availability.

Yes, please keep that in mind. Each year you will receive a notice in the month of June announcing the annual rent increase. In accordance with the lease agreement article 5.2, the annual increase is CPI (Consumer Price Index) + 1%.

The rental prices are above the level to which subsidy is eligible. This means you are not eligible for rent allowance.

After a period of twelve months from the start of the rental agreement, it is possible to terminate the rental agreement. However, a notice period of at least one calendar month applies. Notice of termination must be given by email via vastgoedmanagement@fris.nl. The termination is only final once you have received a written confirmation from FRIS Property Management.

All conditions are listed on this website under the FAQ section. If you still have questions, you can email them to nieuwbouw@fris.nl.

Conditions

Mid segment apartments

Below you will find the most important eligibility criteria for an apartment in AMST:

  • The joint income of your household (excluding vacation pay, bonus, etc.) must be a minimum of € 45,014 and a maximum of € 69,573.
  • You must have a housing permit applied for the apartment to be rented in AMST
  • The same income requirements apply to pensioners, with the annual statement serving as proof
  • The employment contract must be older than 3 months
  • For applicants who are self-employed entrepreneurs you should be registered at the Chamber of Commerce for at least 1 year. In addition, a recent profit/loss account from at least one full financial year must be shown
  • You may not be in arrears with a previous landlord or mortgage provider. On this basis the allocation may be refused
  • Copy of ID and residence permit if applicable
  • Basic Registration of Persons (BRP) with address history, not older than 3 months
  • Basic Registration of Persons (BRP) with family composition, not older than 3 months, if applicable
  • Recent income statement from the tax authorities
  • Statement of residence or mortgage provider, if applicable

Income from salaried employment can be demonstrated by:

  • Recent employer’s statement, no older than 3 months
  • 3 recent pay slips
  • 3 recent bank statements with salary deposit
  • UWV insurance notice with employment and wage information https://www.uwv.nl/particulieren/mijnuwv/uw-arbeidsverleden-en-loongegevens-bekijken-en-opvragen/detail/mijn-verzekeringsbericht-downloaden

In case of self-employment:

  • Balance sheet, profit and loss account of the most recent financial year (e.g. annual accounts prepared by accountant)
  • final corporate income tax return for the two most recent years
  • Chamber of Commerce extract

In case of benefit or pension:

  • Award of UWV or pension
  • 1 recent specification of benefit or pension
  • recent bank statement showing payment of benefit or pension
  • recent annual statement

Additional documents:

  • Copy of ID card
  • Personal Records Database (BRP) maximum 3 months old
  • Employer’s statement
  • Landlord statement or mortgage lender statement

Note: For expats, other documents are requested during the registration process.

If forged documents are submitted, FRIS Vastgoedmanagement will report this to the police on account of forgery (art. 225 of the Criminal Code) and you will also be excluded from renting a property.

The following priority criteria apply to medium-rent housing:

Houses that are at least 61 square meters in size and have 3 rooms or more will be given priority allocation to families

For cheaper middle-income rental housing (2022: rent up to €935,65), lower middle-income people will be considered first, followed by other middle-income people. A lower middle income in 2022 is an annual income up to € 52.959,-

Housing seekers who leave a social rental home in the housing market region will be given priority in the allocation of middle income rental homes

For more information on the conditions for applying for a housing permit, see this page on the website of the City of Amsterdam.

It is possible to rent alone or with a co-occupant. During the rental period, it is possible to add, remove or change the co-inhabitant. In that case a new contract will have to be signed. This does have consequences for the income requirements which are set at a minimum gross monthly income (excluding vacation pay, bonus etc.) of 4x the basic rent.

Your initial contract is for at least 1 year, after which time the lease will be converted to an indefinite period and you can terminate the rent per month with a notice period of at least 1 calendar month.

Before the lease can be finalized, a deposit must be paid. This amount will be refunded at the end of the contract, subject to partial or full deduction as described in the General Terms and Conditions which you will receive with the draft rental agreement. The amount of the deposit is 2 times the monthly rent.

Once your digital signature is completed, we will contact you to agree on the moving date. Usually you can move in the first week of your rental period. Of course the first month’s rent will be calculated based on availability.

Yes, please keep that in mind. Each year you will receive a notice in the month of June announcing the annual rent increase. In accordance with the lease agreement article 5.2, the annual increase is CPI (Consumer Price Index) + 1%.

The rental prices are above the level to which subsidy is eligible. This means you are not eligible for rent allowance.

After a period of twelve months from the start of the rental agreement, it is possible to terminate the rental agreement. However, a notice period of at least one calendar month applies. Notice of termination must be given by email via vastgoedmanagement@fris.nl. The termination is only final once you have received a written confirmation from FRIS Property Management.

All conditions are listed on this website under the FAQ section. If you still have questions, you can email them to nieuwbouw@fris.nl.